The NFA released a communiqué indicating that bidding for the right to host the 16th edition of the popular Easter weekend youth tournament will commence on Tuesday, 27 August.

NFA Secretary General Barry Rukoro has appealed on regional and local councils to seriously consider hos-ting the Cup. Rukoro called upon all regions, especially those that have not hosted it before to link up with their respective municipal areas and see to it that they submit a bid. The deadline for regions to submit candidatures and documents is 30 September 2013. The final decision of NFA and The Namibian for the host of the 2014 edition will be made public on 29 October 2013.


The Namibian News-paper Cup is considered as the breeding ground for the upcoming talent as many players from the 13 regions went on to be-come household names in the local Premier League and making it to other leagues outside the country. According to Rukoro the cup is fundamental for the development of players and it has grown in leaps and bounds.

The criteria to hosting the 16th edition of the Namibia Newspaper Cup stipulates that towns that want to be considered to host the competiton must have a stadium with artificial or natural grass, have a minimum capacity for 2 000 people and suitable lighting for night games as well as a PA system. Medical standby for the duration of the tournament, catering and security are also amongst the conditions for hosting the Namibia newspaper Cup.

The NFA and the Namibia Newspaper retain the commercial rights to the competition and there should also be acceptable accommodation for a 25-man delegation from each region as well as for match officials, NFA and Namibian Newspaper officials. The previous cup competition was hosted in Otjiwarongo and was won by the host region Otjozondjupa.

Views: 41

Reply to This

News

N$6000 raised for shack-fire victims

Started by Sharlien Tjambari in Community 40 minutes ago.

Conflict erupts after ‘assault’ on WB woman

Started by Jade McClune in News 45 minutes ago.

Workers told not to protest while PM is in town

Started by Jade McClune in News 1 hour ago.

Swakop Uranium donates N$50,000 to NANASO

Started by Sharlien Tjambari in New reports 1 hour ago.

Mentorship and guidance for the youth

Started by Namib Times in Education 2 hours ago.

Meersig murder in broad daylight

Started by Madelaine Skiewies Laubscher in Crime reports on Friday.

Black-out burglars arrested in Walvis Bay

Started by Madelaine Skiewies Laubscher in Crime reports on Friday.

GRN workers prepare to challenge NAPWU

Started by Jade McClune in News on Friday.

How independent are we really?

Started by Jade McClune in Comment is free on Thursday.

Virtual Edition online

Sport

First Guans Packaging tournament a success

Guans Packaging (Pty) Ltd held their first soccer and netball tournament over the weekend, at the Kuisebmond Stadium.

According to Benson Duban, the event organizer and also the Head of Sports at the company, the event was a success.He explained that their sole purpose…

'Spin-offs' in Arandis

Saterdag het alle paaie na Arandis gelei, waar ‘n pret-dag, gepaardgaande met ‘n “Spin-off” kompetisie, georkestreer deur Coastal Drifting & Spinning en Dupps Spinners van Windhoek, aangebied is.

Dit was die eerste keer in die dorp se geskiedenis dat so ‘n kompetisie daar aangebied is en die opkoms word as…

Desert Raceway makes its debut

Despite hot and windy conditions spectators flocked to the debut event of the Desert Raceway Dirt oval racing on Saturday.


Petrol heads were spoilt for choice with quad bikes, V8s and midget vehicles racing for their respective titles. 

Situated 7km outside Walvis Bay on the road to Dune 7 towards Rooibank, the brand new…

Sailing enthusiasts gear up for Bart’s Bash

The Walvis Bay Yacht Club and the rest of the Namibian sailing community are gearing up to participate in a global sailing event called Bart’s Bash on 21 September.

Named after the Olympic medallist and America’s Cup sailor Andrew ‘Bart’ Simpson, the idea of the race is to break a Guinness record by having the…

Entertainment

Campbells bring 'Fanta en Cola'

The well-known Campbells brothers performed at Sarah se Gat at the Walvis Bay Waterfront on Saturday evening where they had the crowd hanging from their lips performing their latest album 'Fanta en Cola'.

The brothers Harry (39) and Tony (37) told the namib times that this was approximately their fifth time to…

Chippa unleashes Experience count

Ivan “Chippa” Nauyoma, a local Kwaito-Funk artist, is well on his way to make a name for himself in the music industry and is about to release his second album “Experience count”.

The CD that will be available before the end of this month, is guaranteed to make even non-believers believe,…

Stuff to do here

Keep up with the Times

Health & Beauty

Local healthcare assistants graduate

This week sees the first graduates completing their final assessments of the healthcare assistant’s course in Swakopmund.

Healthcare is one of the growing careers in the world, accommodating the advancement of technology within the nursing field. There have been no nationally recognised courses here or in South…

Blog Posts

In search of justice

Posted by Jade McClune on August 29, 2014 at 9:30

Introduction to Tiry Nelson

Posted by Tiry Nelson Gono on August 3, 2014 at 22:24 — 1 Comment

Photos

Loading…
  • Add Photos
  • View All

Events

September 2014
SMTWTFS
123456
78910111213
14151617181920
21222324252627
282930
       

© 2014   Created by Namib Times.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service